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DIAGNOSING PLANT DAMAGE: PATHOGEN DIAGNOSIS [continued]

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Ch. 5, pp. 44 - 47
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PACIFIC NORTHWEST PLANT DISEASE CONTROL HANDBOOK. Revised and published annually. Available for $17.25 from: Publication Orders, Agricultural Communications, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-2119.
DISEASE CONTROL IN THE LANDSCAPE, Bulletin 614. 1985. Charles C. Powell, Jr. The Ohio State University Cooperative Extension Service Publications Office, 2120 Fyffe Rd., Columbus, OH 43210. $3.50/copy + 54 cents postage. This 25-page bulletin provides information on the common pathogenic diseases of landscape flowers, shrubs, vines, groundcovers and trees in Ohio.
DIAGNOSING ORNAMENTAL PLANT DISEASES, An Illustrated Handbook. 1988. Randolph Keim and Wesley A. Humphrey. Publication 21446, University of California Cooperative Extension Service. Available from ANR Publications, Univ. CA., 6701 San Pablo Ave., Oakland, CA 94608-1239, $13/ copy. This 36-page handbook contains 129 color photographs. It is divided into two sections: Section I describes general disease symptoms and steps in diagnosis; Section II is an alphabetical list of hosts for many diseases commonly found on ornamentals. This handbook is a guide, not a final answer.
THE DIAGNOSIS OF PLANT DISEASES, A Field and Laboratory Manual Emphasizing the Most Practical Methods for Rapid Identification. For Extension and Teaching Personnel and Those in Inspection Services and Commercial Agriculture. 1969. Rubert B. Streets, Sr. Cooperative Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 12 Chapters. Available from AgAcess, P.O. Box 2008, Davis, CA 95617, telephone (916) 756- 7177, $14.95/copy + $1.50 shipping charge.
This is a practical guide to equipment, methods, and information for field and laboratory “clinic” diagnosis of plant pathogens. This book is in the OSU Kerr Library, SB 731, S84. This book is an excellent guide and reference for anyone who is planning or operating a plant pathogen diagnostic laboratory whether at an individual nursery site or as a consulting service.
DISEASES OF MAPLES IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA (A-23) by George W. Hudler, Asst. Prof. of Plant Pathology, Cornell University. Available from: Cornell Distribution Center, 7 Research Park, Ithaca, NY 14850 ($1.75, includes postage and handling).
This 16-page, full-color illustrated bulletin describes more than 20 disorders of maples, including the species they affect, the causal pathogen and what its usual effect is on the host tree.
COMPENDIUM OF ELM DISEASES. 1981. R. Jay Stipes and Richard J. Campana, editors. Available for $11.00/copy from: American Phytopathological Society Books, 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, Minnesota 55121.
120 pages, 199 color illustrations, 103 black and white illustrations. This compendium compiles world-wide information on major and minor diseases of elm trees with emphasis on Dutch Elm Disease. It is written as a ready reference for nurserymen, landscapers, foresters, arborists. It is arranged for fast reference. Included is a guide to the identification of diseases and a glossary that translates scientific terms into understandable language. Disease control information is also included.
COMPENDIUM OF RHODODENDRON AND AZALEA DISEASES. 1986. Edited by Duane L. Coyier and Martha K. Roan. Available from: American Phytopathological Society Books, 3340 Pilot Knob Road, St. Paul, Minnesota 55121.
65 pages, 80 color photos, 12 black and white illustrations. This compendium compiles information on living organisms damaging plants (pathogens and insects) and nonliving damaging factors (extremes of moisture, temperature; nutritional disorders; chemical phytotoxicities, i.e. aerial pollutants, pesticides). The major sections are: Part 1. Diseases caused by infectious agents (pathogens); Part 2. Insect pests; Part 3. Noninfectious agents; Part 4. Beneficial organisms; and, “Aid to Diagnosis”.
COMPENDIUM OF ROSE DISEASES. 1983. R. Kenneth Horst. Available for $17.00 from: American Phytopathological Society Books, 3340 Pilot Knob road, St. Paul, Minnesota 55121.
50 pages, 14 pages of color plants, 18 black and white photographs and illustrations. This is a practical reference.
DISEASES OF TURFGRASSES, Extension Bulletin 713, Washington State University Cooperative Extension Service. Charles J. Gould, Roy L. Goss and Ralph Byther. Available for $1.25 from: Bulletin Office, Cooper Publications Building, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-5912 (Make check payable to: Cooperative Extension Publications).
This 40-page bulletin with color photographs of the various diseases contains diagnostic/control information within 6 major sections: Introduction, key to selected turfgrass diseases, major diseases, minor diseases, physiological and other miscellaneous problems, disease resistance and quality rating tables, chart showing prevalence of major turfgrass diseases during the year.
DISEASES OF TULIPS, Extension Bulletin 711, Washington State University. Charles J. Gould and Ralph S. Byther. Available for $1.50 from: Bulletin Office, Cooper Publications Building, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-5912 (Make check payable to: Cooperative Extension Publications). 23-page bulletin with color photographs illustrating effects of many of the described diseases. Major sections are: major diseases, virus diseases, miscellaneous diseases, physiological diseases, and key to major tulip diseases. Under each disease, information on symptoms, factors affecting, importance and host range, causal agent, control, and references for further reading.
DISEASES OF NARCISSUS, Extension Bulletin 709, Washington State University. Charles J. Gould and Ralph S. Byther. Available for $2.00 from: Bulletin Office, Cooper Publications Building, WSU, Pullman, WA 99164-5912 (Make check payable to: Cooperative Extension Publications). 27-page bulletin with color photographs illustrating the symptoms of many of the described diseases. Under each disease information on symptoms, factors affecting, importance, control and causal agent, and references are provided.
WESTCOTT’S PLANT DISEASE HANDBOOK. 1979. Fourth Edition, Revised by R. Kenneth Horst. 803 pp. This easily used reference has two main sections: Information on individual pathogens and control methods; and, an extensive listing by host plant of the pathogens, including viruses, that have been reported on that plant. The book is well indexed for fast location of information.
SCOUTING AND CONTROLLING WOODY ORNAMENTAL DISEASES IN LANDSCAPES AND NURSERIES. 1992. Gary W. Moorman. Publications Distribution Center, The Pennsylvania State University, 112 Agricultural Administration Building, University Park, PA 16802, telephone 814- 865-6713. Make check payable for $7.00 (postage and handling included) to The Pennsylvania State University.
THE BALL FIELD GUIDE TO DISEASES OF GREENHOUSE ORNAMENTALS. 1992. Margery Daughtrey and A.R. Chase. $65.00. GrowerTalks, 1 North River Lane, Suite 206, P.O. Box 532, Geneva, IL 60134-0532, phone 708-208-9080, fax 708-208-9350.


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